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Berret's Seafood Restaurant & Taphouse Grill

199 S Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4049
+1 757-253-1847
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Ranked #63 of 341 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Francis Street
Description: Frequently awarded honors as the "Best Seafood Restaurant" in Williamsburg. Note: The Taphouse Grill closes during the winter months from November through March.
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Troutville, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

First time I have been here, it was just me and my 8yr old daughter. I had the "Blue plate Special" She-crab soup flavor was spot-on, few pieces of shell were found BUT for the flavor ill let it slide, I asked our waiter Colton if they could do just shrimp instead of fried oysters (not my thing) not a... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Our latest visit to Berret's was for lunch this past Saturday. If you want a quick meal, they would qualify. We ordered the "Blue Plate Special" - She-crab soup, crab two ways, fried shrimp, mashed potatoes, and asparagus. The soup was out in less than a minute (it beat our drinks to the table) and as soon as we put... More 

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Newton, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

After many years of saying we should try Berret's in Merchant's Square, we finally did during Grand Illumination. Quick service, attentive waiter, and excellent She-Crab Soup made for a wonderful lunch! Sorry we waited so many years to try it!

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here twice and both times were enjoyable experiences. Our waiter was a pleasure and quite professional. The filet mignon was excellent and my wife thoroughly enjoyed her short ribs. The wine was priced reasonably and a good variation on choices for desert. I've now had both seafood and filet here and we will return... More 

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Tucker, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A good place to eat that was quiet and had good food. We ate there 3 years ago and it is still as good. The portions were large and the quality was good. They have a good choice of seafood with an emphasis on oysters. We would go again when we are in the area.

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Alton, Illinois
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101 reviews 101 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Chesapeake Bay crab is prepared in a number of great ways. We always dine there at least once when visiting Colonial Williamsburg. Nice, friendly staff. Don't miss the she-crab soup.

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Fairfax, VA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Convenient to Colonial Williamsburg and shopping area. Delicious seafood and unique lunch specials... check out the brie/bacon/pear sandwich served with butternut squash soup. Cod cakes with awesome mashed sweet potato/collard greens! Excellent service.

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Last night was the Grand Illumination, one of the busiest nights of the year in Colonial Williamsburg, so I was inclined to give the restaurant a break. I've never been as impressed with it as others, but never unimpressed - just neutral, and thinking that it gets generally great reviews and has the reputation in the community that it does... More 

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NY
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We were first here in the spring and quite enjoyed it. We came back in November and the staff and atmosphere is nice enough but the food was nothing special. In fact my entree was very bland and the appetizer greasy. Not sure if we will be back.

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Vienna, Virginia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We didn't have a reservation but got seated right away. When we found that one of the seats was too close to the noisy kitchen, we asked to be reseated and the manager went out of his way to make sure we found a suitable place. I had the Caesar salad and cup of clam chowder. This was the most... More 

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Additional Information about Berret's Seafood Restaurant & Taphouse Grill

Address: 199 S Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4049
Phone Number: +1 757-253-1847
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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